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Aug
20
2008

Certain Moisturizers Found to Promote Skin Cancer in Mice

Recent reports have found some moisturizers promoted skin cancers in mouse studies, creating a stir in the industry and prompting companies to look into the findings. It is important for spa owners and estheticians to be informed about these findings in order to accurately inform clients about any questions they may have.

Aug
19
2008

FDA Criticized for Sunscreen Regulation

The U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration was recently criticized by the Cancer Prevention Coalition, based in Chicago, for allowing the use of what the coalition believes are toxic ingredients.

Aug
14
2008

Lipid-signaling Molecule May Have Anti-aging Effects

Korean scientists have found the lipid-signaling molecure K6PC-5 many encourage an anti-aging effect in the skin.

Aug
12
2008

FDA Seeks Feedback on Cosmetic Nanotechnology

Looking to further develop recommendations through its Nanotechnology Task Force, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking industry input on using nanotechnology in the cosmetics realm.

Aug
06
2008

Skin Care Thinks Small to Deliver Big

By: Leslie Benson

High-tech delivery systems and active ingredients that slow signs of aging have prompted advanced marketing claims. Yet the future of skin care depends on further advancements in delivery methods, such as medical microneedles.

Aug
01
2008

Black Henna Tattoos Can Pose Serious Skin Risks

A report from the American Academy of Dermatology shows a chemical in black henna tattoos can cause serious skin care issues.

Jul
29
2008

Mussels May Be Hottest New Skin Care Ingredient

Romanian researchers have discovered that mussels and clams from the Mediterranean Sea have healing properties for skin that is burned or inflammed.

Jul
23
2008

Cosmeceuticals Inject Innovation Into Anti-aging

injectable filler treatment
By: Diana Dodson

The vibrant anti-aging market is being fueled by the development of high-tech formulations that are blurring the boundary between cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

Jul
23
2008

A New Look at Cellulite, Part II

Woman doing yoga with apple in foreground
By: Peter T. Pugliese, MD

Pathological changes and a targeted treatment round out this discussion of one of the body’s most challenging changes.

Jul
23
2008

Viewpoint: Exfoliation: Right or Wrong?

facial involving exfoliating mask
By: Ben Johnson, MD

Examining exfoliation and its potential effects on the skin shows a different side to this skin care strategy.